10 Male Celebrities Who You May Not Know Are Dads

We all know our favorite Hollywood dads, *cough*cough* Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Andy Cohen, John Legend but there are also some famous dads that well — you probably had no idea were dads.

Maybe it’s due to privacy reasons or maybe, it would stain their reputation as a bad-boy bachelor. Either way, we have tracked down these

Simon Cowell

We know, we know, this one is a real shocker. In 2013, the tell-it-like-it-is American Idol and X Factor judge made eyebrows raise when it was discovered he was expecting a baby with New York socialite Lauren Silverman, who was still married to his friend Andrew Silverman at the time. YIKES. The two decided to shack up and now they are raising Eric Cowell.

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Hugh Grant

The infamous bachelor, Hugh Grant, made it to 55-years-old before he decided to have four kids with two different girlfriends. And while the star admits he loves fatherhood and shared to Us Magazine in February 2015 that his kids had “made [him] much nicer,” — don’t expect to find photos of them together as Hugh is very private when it comes to his kids.

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Ice Cube

These two look eerily similar! Proof of that can be found in the 2015 film Straight Outta Compton where O’Shea Jackson plays the role of his dad because — the two are basically carbon copies of each other.

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Benecio Del Toro

While he is pretty private, headlines were made when his ex-girlfriend Kimberly Stewart (a.k.a Rod Stewart‘s daughter) announced they were expecting a child. And while the two ended up not working out, they have since been co-parenting daughter Delilah.

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Giovanni Ribisi

Actor and Scientologist Ribisi is the father of 22-year-old Lucia with ex-wife Mariah O’Brien. Crazy how time flies, right?

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Matt LeBlanc

LeBlanc, who is widely known for portraying the fun-loving Joey from Friends, is shockingly a father! He currently co-parents his 17-year-old daughter, Marina, whom he shares with his ex-wife and British model, Melissa McKnight.

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Rob Lowe

Literally, we had no idea Rob Lowe was a father to not only one but TWO sons, Matthew and John. Oh, and John looks JUST LIKE HIM and is an aspiring actor. The apple didn’t fall too far from the tree, eh? John even starred alongside Rob on two TV series: The Lowe Files and The Grinder.

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Rapper Ludacris is the father of three daughters, Karma, 20, Cai, 7, and Cadence, 6, and one son, Chance, 3mo. That is one big happy family!

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Dennis Quaid

Yup, Dennis is a dad in RL. Oh, and his son is an actor too — just like good ole dad. His son Jack, whom he shares with Meg Ryan, played Marvel in the first two Hunger Games films and most recently was in the Plus One. The dad also shares 13-year-old twins, Thomas Boone, and Zoe Grace with ex-wife Kimberly Buffington.

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Usher and his ex-wife Tameka Foster have two sons: Usher V, 13, and Nyavid, 12, and they both live full-time with their dad. He also shares daughters Sire and Sovereign with girlfriend Jenn Goicoechea, who were born in 2021 and 2020, respectively. In a 2012 interview with Oprah, the rapper recalled his own tough childhood. He discussed how growing up without a father had made him into a better dad. “Having not had a father,” he said, “that was all of the reason to be a good father, because I didn’t have it.”

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